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# Books

All time
# turning the page
Amazon is opening a physical bookstore - with a difference
It will even include reviews from the site.
# Irish book awards
These books are fighting to be named the best in Ireland
The shortlist has just been announced.
# Eoin Colfer
Leprechauns and fantasy make this Irish author one of the most popular in the world
We sat down with the famous writer for a chat about his latest projects.
# so it goes
25 books every twentysomething should read
Get stuck in.
# long gaze back
Here's why Ireland's women writers aren't being ignored anymore
We speak to the editor of a new anthology, broadcaster and journalist Sinéad Gleeson.
Is it time JK Rowling stopped talking about Harry Potter?
Saturation, or still exciting?
# award winning
Outrage after teen book is banned over sex, drugs and racism
The book tells the story of a Maori boy who struggles with racism and drugs.
# Ah here
Terry Pratchett fans are defending his honour after The Guardian called him 'mediocre'
The article comes days after Pratchett’s final novel was published.
# Book worm
This boy was sent loads of books after a postman saw he had only junk mail to read
If this doesn’t make you smile/shed a tear, we don’t know what will.
# the green road
Meet the latest Irish novelist in the running for one of the world's biggest literary awards
She got the nod for her latest book, The Green Road.
# Bedtime reading
Fifty Shades of Grey has made us all mad for ... reading
What did you think we were going to say? Filthy minds.
# IMPAC Award
Jim Crace interview: "I'm an un-tortured writer and that isn’t very sexy"
That hasn’t stopped the British writer from scooping one of the world’s top literary prizes.
# IMPAC Award
This book is the best you'll find in a library right now worldwide
The winner of this prestigious award is €100,000 richer.
# beach books
12 of the most hyped books to read on the beach this summer
Stuff these into your beach tote.
# winners
These are the best Irish children's books out there right now
They’ve all won an award today.
# clickbait books
#ClickbaitBooks took over Twitter today and it was glorious
What would happen if books had clickbait titles? The results may surprise you.
# cat drama
Queen Victoria wrote this book when she was 10 years old
Warning: This post contains spoilers.
# Erotica
This book series could be the next Fifty Shades of Grey
The author just signed a $7million deal.
# bring back pratchett
Terry Pratchett fans have begun to petition Death himself
It’s what he would have wanted.
# love books
Which Beloved Children's Book Character Are You?
Are you a Matilda, or more of an Artemis Fowl? Take our quiz and find out.
# Go Away
Author Harper Lee's blunt two-word letter to a journalist is excellent
Author got sassy with a journalist asking whether she was “lucid”.
# snuggle up
12 of the cosiest cafés in Ireland to chill out with a good book
Come for the coffee, stay for the cosy.
# world book day
Open Thread: What are your "desert island" books?
Today is World Book Day, what are your favourites?
# world book day
It was World Book Day today and kids slayed us with their adorable costumes
My favourite female characters are warm, wilful and – above all – flawed
The push for strong female characters literature is great, but let’s remember that ‘strong’ doesn’t mean ‘perfect’.
# Your Say
Poll: Can you find the time to read?
Today is World Book Day – but how much do you read?
# 2Kill2Mockingbird
There's going to be a sequel to To Kill A Mockingbird
It will be called Go Set A Watchman.
# Read all about it
Plans to merge libraries criticised as 'wholly shoddy and unacceptable'
Will your county be affected?
# Spine Tingling
18 libraries every book-lover should visit in their lifetime
From Baroque masterpieces to stark timber and glass structures — these incredible buildings are certain to distract you from whatever you’re reading.
# Must reads
Here are some of the top business books to read in 2015
Pick up some inspiration from some of these…
# bookworms
13 upcoming book releases to get stuck into in 2015
Having fun aint hard when you’ve got a library card.
# Watch this space
Here's what you'll be watching, reading and listening to in 2015
Looking for new books, music, films and TV shows this year? We’ve got you covered.
# page turners
What was your favourite book of 2014?
Your pick of the reads.
Column: 6 highly influential people share their favourite books
Got a new e-book? Start downloading these gems…
Dalo, The Bloodied Field, Galvin, Cake, the Mort and other GAA books to check out this Christmas
We’ve taken a look at the GAA books that could solve a present dilemma for you.
# must read
What were the most borrowed books from the library last year?
What a well-read bunch!
# zoella
This YouTuber's book is the biggest-selling debut ever, but who is she?
Meet Zoella.
# book love
This little girl loves books more than you'll ever love anything
Seriously, she REALLY REALLY likes them.
# and the winners are...
These are the best books in Ireland right now...
Drumroll, please.
# Interview
Jeffrey Archer has a little bit of Irish in him... and thinks we might win the World Cup
The writer whose books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide talked to about rugby, his literary success and life as a storyteller.